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Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Since the establishment of Special Olympics in 1968, the number of people with and without intellectual disabilities who are involved with the organization has been growing, but the unmet need to reach more people with intellectual disabilities is staggering.
The Power of Sport. For every Special Olympics athlete, there are many more waiting for their chance.  Help us reach one more person who wants to participate.  
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It’s at the local level--right here--where interested volunteers meet the athletes. That’s where the perceptions start to change and where the miracle of transformation takes place. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Those activities give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.

Kansas Contact Info

5280 Foxridge Drive
Mission, KS, USA, 66202

+1 (913) 236-9290

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Sports Offered

Upcoming Events

  • 6月
    03
    Healthy Athletes
    6月 03, 2016
    01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Wichita
    Kansas
    Healthy Athletes

    The following screenings will be offered at Summer Games: Healthy Hearing, Opening Eyes, and Health Promotions. The screenings are offered at no cost to all Special Olympics athletes with a current physical on file with Special Olympics Kansas. The screenings are conducted by Clinical Directors who have been trained by Special Olympics, Inc. When health issues are identified the results of the screenings are sent to parents/guardians or the adult athlete. Approximately 230 athletes will take part in the screenings.

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    Contact: Terri Price
    Email: pricet@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9092

    6月 03, 2016
    01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    WSU - Heskett Center
    1845 Fairmount
    Wichita, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • 6月
    03
    Kansas Summer Games
    6月 03, 2016 - 6月 05, 2016
     
    Wichita
    Kansas
    Kansas Summer Games

    This three day event will begin on June 3, competition will be held in cycling, tennis and aquatics. Healthy Athletes will also take place. Opening Ceremonies will be on Friday, June 3. Competition in athletics will begin on Saturday June 4 and end on Sunday June 5.

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    Contact: Tim Rehder
    Email: rehdert@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9290

    6月 03, 2016 - 6月 05, 2016
     
    Wichita State University
    1845 Fairmount St
    Wichita, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • 7月
    29
    Charles E Watson Softball & Golf Tournament
    7月 29, 2016 - 7月 31, 2016
     
    Wichita
    Kansas
    Charles E Watson Softball & Golf Tournament

    The Charles E. Watson Softball & Golf Tournament will be held in Wichita, Kansas at two locations. The Golf competition will be held at the Sierra Hills Golf Course on Friday, July 29th. The Softball Competition will be held at the Two Rivers Youth Club on Saturday, July 30th and Sunday July 31st.

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    Contact: Tim Rehder
    Email: rehdert@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9290

    7月 29, 2016 - 7月 31, 2016
     
    Sierra Hills - Golf /TRYC - Softball
    13420 E. Pawnee/1700 N Ridge
    Wichita, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • 10月
    29
    North Central Regional Bowling
    10月 29, 2016
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Topeka
    Kansas
    North Central Regional Bowling

    Join us October 29 at Gage Bowl in Topeka, Kansas as our North Central Area athletes compete and show their skill in regional bowling competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

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    Contact: Krystin Guggisberg
    Email: guggisbergk@ksso.org
    Phone: 785-531-0577

    10月 29, 2016
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Gage Bowl
    4200 SW Huntoon
    Topeka, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • 11月
    11
    Fall Sports Classic Healthy Athletes Event
    11月 11, 2016
    04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Shawnee
    Kansas
    Fall Sports Classic Healthy Athletes Event

    At the Healthy Athletes event at the Fall Sports Classic, the following disciplines will be offered: Opening Eyes, Special Smiles, Healthy Hearing, and Health Promotions. These screenings will be offered free to all athletes who have a current physical on file at Special Olympics Kansas. Screening forms are sent to guardians if health issues are identified so a follow-up with their health care professional may be made. Each discipline has a Clinical Director who recruits volunteers to assist with the screening.

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    Contact: Terri Price
    Email: pricet@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9092

    11月 11, 2016
    04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    OKUN Field House
    20200 Johnson Drive
    Shawnee, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
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